Haile Selassie I University, Ethiopia, 1966-1971, Bachelor of Science. Stanford University, United States of America, 1973-1975, Master of Science. Spoken languages: English, Amharic, GaJinga, French.
Regional Planning Officer, United Nations Children's Fund Regional Office(s) for South Asia since 1989. Senior Advisor, Socio-Economic Development, Programme Division, United Nations Children's Fund, New York, 1987-1988. Advisor, Statistics, United Nations Children's Fund, Zambia, 1982-1987.
Project(s) Officer, Statistics, United Nations Children's Fund, Botswana, 1980-1982. Rch Fellow, Oxford University, 1978-1980. Senior Statistician, CSO, Ethiopia, 1976-1978.
Statistics Lecturer, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, 1977-1978. Acting Head, Ministry of Public Health, Ethiopia, 1969-1970.
Spouse Amanda Henderson, National of Fiji.